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Major Tasks

Website Management:

  • Primary individual for managing and updating website content
  • Coordinate with Dr. Moreno and webmaster Tim Stalker about any major changes needed to the site
  • Work with Events and Courses Coordinators to publicize events

Social Media Coordination:

  • Primary person responsible for proactive presense in the social-media sphere
  • Work with Events and Courses Coordinators to publicize events
  • Engage in public conversations with social media users that promote a sense that FOSS4G is approachable, fun, and open to all

Event Photography and Media Archives:

  • Attend as many events as possible to document via digital photographs, digital video, webrecordings, or audio recordings
  • Manage digital archive of past events for all to use in future promotional efforts
  • Obtain written permission for use of people’s faces in photos or their quotes to be used in promotional materials
  • Post and distribute images across website and social media

Desired Traits

Organizational Skills:

  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects
  • Willingness to cross-collaborate with multiple people working on similar projects
  • Ability to collect necessary promotional information from multiple people in a timely manner
  • Ability to document and store all digital material in an organized and public space

Communication Skills:

  • Ability to communicate professionally with students and faculty of UC Denver as well as professionals in the FOSS4G field
  • Respect for context-appropriate word choice, voice, and internet etiquette
  • Ability and desire to create and foster relationships with other individuals and organizations interested in supporting the the lab
  • Ability to regularly report on project goals to Steering Committee and participate in discussion regarding the future directions of the lab

Personality Traits:

  • Desire and ability to work in a fluid environment with evolving structure and tasks
  • Desire to gain experience in coordination and communication skills
  • Enjoys interacting on social media
  • Respect for high-quality and eye-catching design